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CONCERT AT AKAROA.

£60 63 REALISED.

A most successful concert waa held in the Oddfellows' Hall, Akaroa, on Thursday last, when £60 6_t was collected in aid of No 1 Queen Oandidate. The entertainment was organ, ized by Mrs Cantrell, and muoh •4i credit is due to ber for the excellent programme produced at suoh short notice. Everything went well from ™ start to finish, and each item waa applauded by' a large and appreciative audience. It may be mentioned that >_£/ a number of Akaroa citizens dressed up in ail kinds of costumes, toured the streets in a cart fitted ap fo; tbe purpose and collected for the confeerfc. Tho various costumes caused much amusement, and the procession made a pleasing introduction to tbe concert. Among the beet items on the programme were the two farces, in whfcb>*>, Misses I. Taylor and L. YoungiW : acted, and the other in which Mrs ■■■' Cantrell and Miss N. Lelievre tookj* ."' part. The acting was really goodX " and much above the ordinary standard ; ' ' ! '' of amateurs The musical selections '■ were much appreciated. The Boy Booutßlent good assistance through- M ■' ' out, and tbe "goose step" and 1' ' tebleau with Miss M Rhodes were i#v the Wood." iq which two of Akaroa. *i ." most staid residents appeared in in??h 8 °T n T> one in aßa suit <_, and the other dressed as a small girl '"* brought the bouse down, and the k\ "Babes' were obliged to show them- -/i ' selves again, A photograph has been H Eighteen? _oe for 60 doses 1 That's til -•*&' it.costs o buy the best of all eonX \3 ?' '- like Ver r"? AZ>L> " Sh »" » oJS

taken by Vlijh BuilcUO'l of tn* <.\vai*i, and will bi nold fo** p-urint-ia purport, when, do doubt:, there will be a large demind for copies.

During the evening, the Mayopresented 'be fl'igs donated to sub scribers of over £10 at tbn October concert. In doing so, he alluded to tbe successful concert they were bold ing, and asked some young ladies to take up a collection whioh realised £17 7b.

Mrs Goodwin kindly took charge of the sweets in the W<, kind this fund reached £5 7- 1 The bulges net-tod £1 6d "~y The araoun: £60 Gs wn •mi do n as follows: — j £ d Sale of ticket' by Roy Scouts ... ... 18 17 0 Door ... 10 3 6 Collection by proecs-iiM.i 4 18 6 Collection in bail ... 17 7 0 Sale of bivlge ... ... 1 0 fi Sale of cherries .. 2 6 Sale of sweets nnd badges 5 7 0 k Donations 7 10 0 Total £60 6 0 Tbe programme in ai follows : - Song (Goose Step), Boy Scouts , song, "Till the Boy-- Co mo Horn?," Miss Westenra, song, "Jack's the Boy," Mr Newton ; character song, "Moonstruck," Misses L Armstrong, G. Youngman and R. Pdkington , song, "The Reason Why I Wear the Kilts," Mr Gray, encore "Mr Reilly"; duet and encore, "Io wu** a Lover and Hia Lass," Mr end Mrs Trewin , farce, Misses L You gman and I. Taylor; song, "Homo Boya Home," Boy Bcouts; song, "K j ep on Pegging Away," Mr o'Callnghan ; recitation and encore, "Lasoa," Mrs F. Le lievre; "Three Little Girls From School," Misses Youngman and Miss Gftrforth ; song, "Love's ' Echo," encore "Cherry Ripe," Miss Bishop ; farce, Mrs Cantrell and Mis* N Lb lievre ; pathetic tableau, "The Sil vano Twins," Miss Lulu and Master Bert; tableau, "Britannia," Miss Myra Rhodes and the Boy Scouts. Mrs Cantrell briefly thanked all those who bad helped ber in getting np the concert, making a very happy speech of thanks. Missß Bird sp _t the evening "making up" the various performers, and her work was much appreciated,

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CONCERT AT AKAROA., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3502, 7 December 1915

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CONCERT AT AKAROA. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3502, 7 December 1915

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